India abstains from voting in UN human rights body's resolution on Sri Lanka
Geneva/United Nations: India abstained from voting on a resolution on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka at UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
India remains supportive of Sri Lanka
Colombo: India said on Tuesday that it remains supportive of Sri Lanka as it battles its worst economic crisis since independence in 1948.
India now overtakes China as highest bilateral lender of Sri Lanka
Colombo: India has emerged as the highest bilateral lender of crisis-hit Sri Lanka, overtaking China, media reports said on Monday.
India rejects reports of transiting Gotabaya
Male: The Indian Embassy in the Maldives on Thursday rejected the reports claiming that Indian government was involved in reportedly transiting Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa through Maldives.
Sri Lanka Parliament to elect new president on July 20
Colombo/IBNS: Sri Lankan Parliament will vote to elect a new president on July 20, Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena announced on Monday.
The political crisis started in the Island nation on October 26, 2018, by President Sirisena abruptly ousting Prime Minister Wickremesinghe and replacing him with Rajapaksa, is expected to continue for quite some time… Sri Lanka: Fueling Uncertainty, November 12, 2018.
Indian govt to send 65,000 MT of urea to Sri Lanka
Colombo: India has pledged to supply 65,000 metric tons (MT) of urea fertiliser to Sri Lanka, for the current harvesting season under the existing $1 billion Indian line of credit.
We are fully supportive of Sri Lanka's democracy, stability, economic recovery: MEA
New Delhi: Amid the political turbulence in southern neighbour Sri Lanka, India on Tuesday said that it is “fully supportive of its democracy, stability and economic recovery” and that New Delhi “will always be guided by the best interests of the people of Sri Lanka expressed through democratic processes”.
China trapped Sri Lanka into Debt
After having entrapped Sri Lanka into a situation of debt, China is today offering more loans and aid, as so-called grants to the island nation.
India hands over large consignment of essential medicines to Sri Lanka
New Delhi: India has handed over a large consignment of drugs and other medical supplies to Sri Lanka, which is facing a severe shortage of essential drugs amid an economic downturn.
Midst of escalating financial and petroleum crises, India launches a rescue effort on Sri Lanka
As Sri Lanka's economic crisis deepened, political instability erupted in the form of large-scale protests. Sri Lankans were irked by the government's mismanagement of financial affairs,corruption and bad judgment on initiatives that backfired, leaving the country impoverished - mostly in terms of lacking foreign exchange reserves.
Midst of escalating financial and petroleum crises, India launches rescue effort on Sri Lanka
As Sri Lanka's economic crisis deepened, political instability erupted in the form of large-scale protests. Sri Lankans were irked by the government's mismanagement of financial affairs, corruption and bad judgment on initiatives that backfired, leaving the country impoverished - mostly in terms of lacking foreign exchange reserves.
Chinese debt-trap: Africa should take lesson from Sri Lankan economic crisis
The island nation of Sri Lanka is facing one of the worst economic crisis, skyrocketing inflation, food shortages and weak government finances. This has been an outcome of a sharp rise in foreign debt since 2010, reaching 88 percent of the country’s GDP in 2019, causing a severe economic crisis.
India sends 76,000 tonnes of fuel to Sri Lanka in 24 hrs amid country's severe economic crisis
New Delhi/IBNS: As Sri Lanka is battling a severe economic crisis, India on Wednesday provided fuel to Colombo to help the country meet some of its immediate needs and help stabilise its domestic economy.